Real Estate News 9 resources that’ll make you look smarter about the economy Want to get a better grip on the big picture elements that affect your business and personal finances? Here are nine ways to easily stay informed every day. Tom Ferry talks housing, marketing: The Real Word This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White welcome Tom Ferry to discuss the housing bubble talk, home affordability and marketing. Skyrocketing home prices diminish rental returns: Report The report found that three-quarters of counties where median home prices exceeded $250,000 saw declines in rental yields. Bezos-backed Arrived Homes glitches again as 6 sell in 8 minutes During the latest release of six rental properties, high demand from investors caused problems. But homes valued at more than $1.7 million sold in minutes. Things just got real: Ryan Serhant, Bess Freedman spar over reality TV Brown Harris Stevens CEO Bess Freedman on Thursday dismissed the real estate industry's turn on reality TV as "horrible" as she butted heads with Serhant during a conference in New York. Lower partners with Orchard to offer Power Buyer services As rising interest rates curb mortgage refinancings, Lower will also target homebuyers through a strategic partnership with iBuyer powerhouse Opendoor. The new landscape of financing: what you need know Join Kaplan for this informative and interactive webinar to understand the intricacies and options around financing. Be the trusted advisor your clients need — no matter what the market does. Compass expands to 30A, brings on Spears Group, more agents With the move into 30A, the brokerage brings on 20 new agents in the region, who represented over $720M in sales volume in 2021. When mansion prices touch the sky, what does an extra $100M mean? Hubris and a lack of comparables at the highest echelons frequently collide for inexplicable price differences from one estate to the next. But as with all real estate, location and size still matter. Realtors to push for required fair housing training nationwide Earlier this month, NAR's board of directors passed policies that touched on property reforms, fair lending enforcement and fair housing education for all real estate licensees, not just Realtors.